advertisement

advertisement

advertisement

advertisement

Deborah Slabeck Baker

American Made Since 2006

Deborah Baker

Chicago, Illinois
I am a fine artist working in hand embroidery.
Illinois
Voting
Share This Maker With Your Friends

The more social shares on Facebook and Twitter, the better the maker's chances of earning one of our 200 wild-card finalist spots for grand-prize consideration.

Tell us about your business.

I started making embroidered drawings about 8 years ago. I hadn't made any Art in over 25 years. My children were gone and I had no studio space. Embroidery allowed me to work anywhere. All I needed was fabric, needle and thread.

Tell us about your workspace, shop, or studio.

I can work anywhere. Just pack up fabric, needle and thread.

What inspires you?

Most of my work is narrative and semi autobiographical. Often about love and relationships. Usually involving text and wordplay.

What makes your business stand out?

I am the only one who does what I do.

What advice would you give an aspiring creative entrepreneur?

Don't stop.

What does American Made mean to you?

Anything made in America.
Advertisement

Mark Your Calendar

  • Nominations
    June 3–Aug. 29, 2014

    Nominate yourself or other aspiring makers.

  • Judging
    June 23–Sept. 9, 2014

    Judges will select finalists throughout this period.

    Meet the judges
  • Online Voting
    Sept. 15–Oct. 13, 2014

    Vote for your favorite American makers.

    Vote now
  • Winners Announced
    Oct. 17, 2014

    2014 Award Winners and Audience Choice Winner announced.

    See past Award Winners
  • American Made Event
    Nov. 7–8, 2014

    Join us for our annual event in New York City.

    Buy tickets now

More Finalists

advertisement

advertisement